"The successive boarding operations by HMAS
Ballarat leading to the seizure of 6,828kg of narcotics worth $3.5m reflects the untiring efforts of her crew in suppressing illicit activities in our area of operation," he said.
The said MTA was conducted in the maritime areas of Basilan and Tawi-Tawi and participated by BRP General Mariano Alvarez (PS38) of the PN and HMAS
Launceston (ACPB94) of the RAN.
AE1 had only been in service for seven months when it left Sydney to capture what was then German New Guinea.
He now turns his attention to HMAS
Australia 11, one of two 10,000 ton County Class heavy cruisers ordered by the Australian Government as part of a five year naval development program begun in 1924 and completed in 1929.
Newcastle's Commanding Officer, Commander Dominic MacNamara, spoke of his crew's impressive contribution to the CMF to date.
CTF-150 Commander Commodore Sajid Mahmood said this was third successful drugs bust by HMAS
Toowoomba since Pakistan took command in August this year.
Australian Navy vessel HMAS
Success, the Chinese Maritime Safety Administration ship Haixun 01, China Rescue and Salvage Bureau ship Nan Hai Jiu, and the Chinese Navy ship Jinggang Shan arrived in the search area on Saturday and a further five ships should arrive Sunday.
Muscat : Oman Coast Guard, Australian frigate HMAS
Darwin from the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), and Pakistan Navy's maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) moved swiftly to "thwart a pirate attack" on a cargo vessel, MV Tateyama, 60 nautical miles off the coast of Oman on February 28, the CMF claimed.
MANY people lost their fathers at sea during the Second World War, but the sinking of the Australian destroyer HMAS
Voyager - with 82 lives lost - came as a shock after almost two decades of peace.
We expect that HMCS Toronto's seizure, on top of the separate successful counter-narcotics operations in the last week by the Australian warship, HMAS
Melbourne, will send a strong message to these terrorist-linked organisations," Commodore Bates said.Earlier this month, the CTF150 unit HMAS
Melbourne made two separate successful interdictions of methamphetamines.
South Shields-based Solar Solve Marine has received the order to supply the screens for the vessel HMAS
Canberra, the first of two new landing helicopter docks which are being built for the Royal Australian Navy.